Fire Department Called to Accident

Victor Popiel’s regular correspondence for the 70 Mile area

By Victor Popiel

On Nov. 25 the 70 Mile Fire Department were called to a single vehicle roll-over at the Sugar Shack on Hwy 97.

The Clinton fire department attended with the Jaws of Life to extract the driver.

Craft Sale

Miriam Livingston reported that the craft and bake sale was successful.

There were 12 tables and lots of buyers. The baked goods were popular as usual.

Hall meeting

The 70 Mile VFD met with the 70 Mile Community Hall members to discuss the possibility of the fire department drilling a well on the property.

After discussion, it was determined that there was not enough water to supply the VFD requirements.

New resident

A new house was built on N. Bonaparte Road on the lot formerly owned by Bill McConville.

SMAC news

The Seventy Mile Access Centre will be closing for the holidays. The centre will be open on its regular days of Monday, Wednesday and Friday until Dec. 23. The centre will re-open on Jan. 3.

An interesting item was donated to the thrift store recently. It was a genuine zebra skin with documents of authenticity. It sold for $200.

Dusty Rose vacation

The Dusty Rose Pub will be closed from Dec. 10 to Mar. 31.

Angel and Del will be going away on a long vacation.

They are looking forward to seeing you again on April 1.


The Thompson Nicola bookmobile will be in the area on Dec. 19.

It will be at the South Green Lake fire hall from 10 to 11 a.m. and at the 70 Mile General Store from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Seasons Greetings

From Winnipeg, I wish everyone a peaceful Christmas and a prosperous New Year.

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